The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 200 191 176
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -15
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 67 86 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.92% 1.09% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.38% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 50 81 87
Average salary £46,250 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
User Stories
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5813 6218 6455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.06% 78.71% 76.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4661 5094 5519
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

User Stories
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the East of England region.

User Stories Salary Trend in the East of England

User Stories
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in the East of England

User Stories
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +40 41 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Hertfordshire -20 14 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Bedfordshire +1 11 £41,500 +10.66% 2
Norfolk +3 2 £27,500 -
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 128 (90.78%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (46.81%) SQL
3 65 (46.10%) .NET
4 61 (43.26%) Scrum
5 58 (41.13%) C#
5 58 (41.13%) OO
6 55 (39.01%) Degree
7 51 (36.17%) Microsoft
8 49 (34.75%) Computer Science
9 47 (33.33%) SQL Server
10 45 (31.91%) HTML
11 41 (29.08%) Finance
12 37 (26.24%) TDD
12 37 (26.24%) Team Foundation Server
13 35 (24.82%) JavaScript
14 32 (22.70%) QA
14 32 (22.70%) Mathematics
15 29 (20.57%) Software Engineering
15 29 (20.57%) Java
15 29 (20.57%) C++
15 29 (20.57%) XML
16 28 (19.86%) Regression Testing
17 27 (19.15%) Analytics
17 27 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
18 24 (17.02%) Unit Testing
19 23 (16.31%) Financial Modelling
19 23 (16.31%) UML
20 22 (15.60%) VMware
20 22 (15.60%) TOWER Software
21 20 (14.18%) Risk Management

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (7.09%) IIS
2 3 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.42%) JBoss
3 2 (1.42%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.42%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.71%) Mule
4 1 (0.71%) Confluence
4 1 (0.71%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (8.51%) MS Office
2 9 (6.38%) MS Project
2 9 (6.38%) MS Visio
2 9 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (4.96%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.42%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.42%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (7.09%) SaaS
3 2 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.22%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.26%) Internet
3 1 (0.71%) SMS
3 1 (0.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (9.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (9.22%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.84%) Big Data
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.71%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.71%) Riak
Development Applications
1 37 (26.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (14.18%) NUnit
3 18 (12.77%) JUnit
4 17 (12.06%) Git (software)
5 16 (11.35%) Selenium
6 13 (9.22%) Eclipse
7 12 (8.51%) JIRA
8 10 (7.09%) Visual Studio
9 9 (6.38%) Visual Studio Team System
9 9 (6.38%) Rhino Mocks
10 5 (3.55%) TestNG
10 5 (3.55%) WebDriver
11 3 (2.13%) JMeter
12 2 (1.42%) Subversion
12 2 (1.42%) Rational DOORS
12 2 (1.42%) Jenkins
13 1 (0.71%) Grunt
13 1 (0.71%) Yeoman
13 1 (0.71%) Hudson
13 1 (0.71%) Cucumber
General
1 41 (29.08%) Finance
2 13 (9.22%) Back Office
3 10 (7.09%) Retail
4 5 (3.55%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.13%) Local Government
6 2 (1.42%) Marketing
6 2 (1.42%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.71%) Legal
7 1 (0.71%) Publishing
7 1 (0.71%) Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 61 (43.26%) Developer
2 49 (34.75%) Analyst
3 40 (28.37%) Business Analyst
4 29 (20.57%) Software Developer
5 16 (11.35%) C# Developer
6 14 (9.93%) Test Engineer
6 14 (9.93%) Java Developer
7 13 (9.22%) Software Test Engineer
7 13 (9.22%) Software Engineer
7 13 (9.22%) Senior Developer
8 12 (8.51%) Senior Software Developer
9 10 (7.09%) Tester
10 9 (6.38%) Business Systems Analyst
10 9 (6.38%) Systems Analyst
10 9 (6.38%) Senior Business Analyst
10 9 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (6.38%) Agile Business Analyst
11 8 (5.67%) Process Analyst
11 8 (5.67%) Business Process Analyst
11 8 (5.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (46.10%) .NET
2 45 (31.91%) HTML
3 29 (20.57%) XML
4 20 (14.18%) CSS
5 18 (12.77%) Web Services
6 14 (9.93%) HTML5
6 14 (9.93%) ASP.NET
6 14 (9.93%) SOAP
6 14 (9.93%) WSDL
7 13 (9.22%) JAXB
7 13 (9.22%) JDBC
7 13 (9.22%) XSD
7 13 (9.22%) JAX-WS
7 13 (9.22%) CSS3
8 12 (8.51%) WPF
9 10 (7.09%) XSL
10 9 (6.38%) Ajax
11 8 (5.67%) .NET Framework
12 6 (4.26%) jQuery
13 5 (3.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 49 (34.75%) Computer Science
2 32 (22.70%) Mathematics
3 27 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (13.48%) User Experience
5 13 (9.22%) EFT
6 12 (8.51%) Algorithms
7 11 (7.80%) Mobile App
7 11 (7.80%) Statistics
8 7 (4.96%) Open Source
9 5 (3.55%) Client/Server
10 3 (2.13%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.42%) Cryptography
12 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.71%) Animation
12 1 (0.71%) Ergonomics
12 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.09%) Windows
2 5 (3.55%) UNIX
3 3 (2.13%) Linux
4 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (90.78%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (43.26%) Scrum
3 58 (41.13%) OO
4 37 (26.24%) TDD
5 29 (20.57%) Software Engineering
6 28 (19.86%) Regression Testing
7 27 (19.15%) Analytics
8 24 (17.02%) Unit Testing
9 23 (16.31%) Financial Modelling
9 23 (16.31%) UML
10 20 (14.18%) Risk Management
11 18 (12.77%) Software Architecture
12 17 (12.06%) E-Commerce
12 17 (12.06%) Business Analysis
13 16 (11.35%) Test Strategy
14 15 (10.64%) Waterfall
15 14 (9.93%) Use Case
15 14 (9.93%) Kanban
15 14 (9.93%) OOD
16 13 (9.22%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 66 (46.81%) SQL
2 58 (41.13%) C#
3 35 (24.82%) JavaScript
4 29 (20.57%) C++
4 29 (20.57%) Java
5 16 (11.35%) Python
6 14 (9.93%) T-SQL
6 14 (9.93%) Delphi
7 3 (2.13%) C
7 3 (2.13%) Embedded C
7 3 (2.13%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 55 (39.01%) Degree
2 11 (7.80%) ISEB
3 5 (3.55%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.13%) CBAP
5 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.42%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.42%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (22.70%) QA
2 13 (9.22%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.71%) WCAG
System Software
1 19 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) Puppet
1 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 51 (36.17%) Microsoft
2 22 (15.60%) TOWER Software
2 22 (15.60%) VMware
3 3 (2.13%) JD Edwards
3 3 (2.13%) Oracle
4 2 (1.42%) SAP
5 1 (0.71%) Pegasus
5 1 (0.71%) Sage
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
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Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Data Idols
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Ocado
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Ocado
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
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